Press Releases

  • American Apparel Adopts New Stockholder Rights Plan

    December 21 2014 10:27 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Apparel, Inc. (NYSE MKT: APP) today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a new, one-year stockholder rights plan that is designed to strengthen the ability of the Board of Directors to protect the Company's stockholders.

  • NetSuite OneWorld to Power Compomax's Rapid Expansion Plans in Thailand

    December 21 2014 9:00 PM ET

    BANGKOK, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc.

  • TAL Education Group Takes Strategic Stake in Guokr

    December 21 2014 8:42 PM ET

    BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group (NYSE: XRS) ("TAL" or the "Company"), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, announced today that TAL has invested approximately US$15 million in Guokr, Inc. ("Guokr"), a popular mobile and web-based community for science and technology education in China, for Guokr's minority equity interest.

  • Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2014 Concluded on a High Note

    December 21 2014 8:31 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second edition of the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair, held from 23 October to 26 October 2014, attracted 9,615 visitors and 161 acclaimed exhibitors from 21 countries across 10,000 square metres of exhibition space at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, firmly sealing its position as the largest fine jewellery fair in Singapore and the region. Compared to its inaugural edition last year, the number of visitors increased by 10 percent.

  • Cogobuy Repurchases Up to 26.5 Million Shares and Allocates Up to HK$100 Million to Purchase Additional Shares for Future RSU Awards

    December 21 2014 8:29 PM ET

    HONG KONG, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cogobuy Group ("Cogobuy" or the "Company", stock code:400.HK), a leading e-commerce company with the largest transaction-based e-commerce platform for IC and other electronic components in China, is pleased to announce that on December 21, 2014, the board of directors of the Company (the "Board") formally resolved to repurchase up to 26.5 million shares in the open market from time to time (the "Repurchase").

  • It's Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot At Stop & Shop

    December 21 2014 7:14 PM ET

    PURCHASE, N.Y. and QUINCY, Mass., Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flu activity tends to peak in January or later and can sometimes last as long as May so it's not too late to protect yourself by getting vaccinated.

    The Centers for Disease Control recommends vaccination for all adults. Flu shots are still available at most Stop & Shop in-store pharmacy locations, including high-dose vaccine for seniors and the quadrivalent vaccine. No appointment or prescription is needed and vaccinations are provided any time the pharmacy is open by our trusted in-store pharmacists.

  • HS Group To Form Strategic Partnership With Ex-BlackRock, Macquarie Team

    December 21 2014 7:00 PM ET

    HONG KONG, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HS Group Ltd. ("HSG") today announces its second investment, in a hedge fund to be founded by Christopher Lee, previously Head of BlackRock's Scientific Active Equity department in Hong Kong and serving on the Investment Board of BlackRock's award nominated Pan Asia Opportunities Fund, and Burke Lau, who formerly was Head of Asia & Japan Quant Research at Macquarie Securities, the top ranked quantitative research house in Asia for the past seven years according to Greenwich survey.

  • Seeger Weiss LLP Wins $54.8 Million Jury Verdict Against Wells Fargo & Co. for Excessive and Prohibited Mortgage Fees

    December 21 2014 5:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeger Weiss LLP announced that on December 19, a Manhattan federal jury returned a $54.8 million damages award against Wells Fargo & Co. in a class-action lawsuit alleging that late fees charged by now-defunct mortgage lenders/servicers The Money Store and HomEq were improper and unlawful.  Seeger Weiss partner Moshe Horn and counsel Christopher M. Van de Kieft, along with Paul Grobman of the Law Offices of Paul Grobman, and Neal DeYoung and H.

  • BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals Decided, Honours Shared Between Korea, Japan, China and Chinese Taipei

    December 21 2014 4:06 PM ET

    DUBAI, UAE, December 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Finals day in the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex served up a master class in elite level badminton today, as the world's best competed for category honours.  A large and vocal crowd witnessed the crowning of new Superseries Finals champions in Men's and Women's Singles, Men's and Women's doubles and Mixed Doubles in an action packed day.

     

  • Rentrak Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of December 21, 2014

    December 21 2014 4:02 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Dec. 21, 2014, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.

  • Education Management Corporation Announces Extension of Exchange Offer

    December 21 2014 2:42 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH, Dec.

  • Congressman Chaka Fattah Mourns the Death of Local Radio Executive, Kernie Anderson

    December 21 2014 2:12 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Kernie Anderson was a giant in the radio industry. He was an authentic advocate for African American communities and their economic interests especially in the communication sector. His successful leadership as General Manager at WDAS -AM/FM and WURD-AM enhanced radio in Philadelphia.

    "By every measure, Kernie was a respected radio executive and gentleman. He leaves a legacy of influence and excellence and will be greatly missed by all who knew him."

  • Elves & More of Northeast Ohio and Con-way Freight Deliver Christmas Surprise

    December 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    CANTON, Ohio, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,000 underprivileged children in Canton woke up today with a Christmas surprise, thanks to non-profit organization, Elves & More of Northeast Ohio, and several local businesses including trucking company, Con-way Freight.

  • OWNZONES Offers Global Distribution Platform For Release Of Sony Pictures' "The Interview"

    December 21 2014 9:00 AM ET

    PHOENIX and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OWNZONES, an online content creator, aggregator and paid distribution platform has expressed interest in partnering with Sony Pictures to release The Interview, a satire that depicts journalists instructed to eliminate a foreign dictator and film that has caused a global debate around censorship, to a worldwide audience. The OWNZONES platform has a robust infrastructure in place with a proven record of streaming feature-length content to a broad audience.

  • Madonna Returns To The Top Of The Charts Around The World With Surprise Release Of Six Songs From Her Upcoming Rebel Heart Album

    December 21 2014 2:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Madonna is currently #1 in 36 countries around the world with the release of six songs from her forthcoming album Rebel Heart.  In virtually every country the songs were released, they held six of the ten slots on the Top 10 iTunes chart. In seven of those countries, she had multiple No. 1's. The single Living for Love is currently No.

  • Official unveiling of the Han Show and Wanda Movie Park A new Chinese cultural icon and global entertainment brand

    December 21 2014 2:32 AM ET

    WUHAN, China, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Incredible, absolutely incredible", was the general review given by most people after experiencing the Wanda Movie Park and the Han Show for the first time. After 5 years in the making, Wanda Group launched its 2 most groundbreaking cultural projects to date, the Han Show Theatre and Wanda Movie Park in Wuhan on December 20. Distinguished guests including personalities from the world of entertainment, ambassadors to numerous countries, renowned business leaders and over 300 domestic and foreign media attended the opening ceremony.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 21

    December 21 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

    BIRTH REGISTRATION

  • Rock Vocalist Kelly Keeling Going Strong in Today's New World of Music

    December 20 2014 11:59 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS, Dec. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Few musicians have the vocal prowess to sing on the world stage – and be known for their voice. Robert Plant comes to mind, Freddy Mercury, Axl Rose. Even fewer have the vocal diversity to sing successfully for multiple bands -- delivering epic vocal performances for all of them.  Paul Rodgers is one, killin' it with Free, Bad Company and The Firm.

  • U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Issues Statement On Police Officer Murders In New York City

    December 20 2014 11:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued the following statement today in response to the murders of two NYC police officers this afternoon:

  • Cooper Hewitt Announces New Cafe and Retail Space in Reopened Museum

    December 20 2014 7:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announces that Tarallucci e Vino will run the museum's new cafe, and has launched SHOP Cooper Hewitt, a tailor-made retail space designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, in conjunction with the museum's grand reopening to the public Dec. 12.